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Urban League of Greater Richmond

Uplifting and Empowering
Americans since 1910

The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment, equality, and social justice.

The Urban League of Greater Richmond works to provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for the underserved in the Cities of Richmond and Petersburg and includes the Counties of Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover.

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Shemicia Bowen, Board Chair

The Executive Board and staff implement its mission by providing services and programs in education, employment, health, and housing to Greater Richmond communities.

As an affiliate of the National Urban League, we also work closely with our Urban League of Richmond Young Professionals to engage the next generation of leaders within the Central Virginia region.

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Board of Directors

The Urban League of Greater Richmond's Board of Directors and staff provides strategic leadership to execute our mission to assist African-Americans and others in the achievement of social and economic equality.

Shemicia Bowen, Board Chair

Richmond Black Restaurant Experience

Larry Murphy, Interim CEO

Urban League of Greater Richmond

Damon Jiggetts 

Executive Director

Peter Paul Development Center

Joshua  Johnson

IT Leader

ATOS, North America

Keron Tull

Fire Captain 

City of Richmond Fire and Emergency Services 


Timothy Brown

Transitional Resource Facilitator

Richmond Public Schools

Sandra Bolling


Biz Efficienzy

Norm Gold


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Nicki D'Adamo-Damery

Director of Homeowner Engagement

Maggie Walker Community Land Trust

Tyrone Williams

President, Young Professionals


UGLR Staff

Sandra Bolling, Operations Manager


Shayla Pittman, Program Administrator


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